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Watermelon Gazpacho

Watermelon Gazpacho

Print This Recipe A Greek friend prepared this for me on our sailboat while exploring islands in Greece, when watermelon and tomatoes are at their peak. This dish in incredibly refreshing and flavorful, perfect for a warm summer evening.Roasting Time: 1 HourPrep Time:...
Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad

Print This Recipe When tomatoes are ripe and flavorful, and you have access to good quality mozzarella cheese, Caprese Salad is fantastic. The first time I tried this dish was decades ago, when I worked as a sailboat captain for a summer in France. I had been invited...
Classic Gazpacho

Classic Gazpacho

Print This Recipe This dish from southern Spain is fantastic when tomatoes are in season, lush and flavorful, and on a hot day this chilled soup is so refreshing. If regular tomatoes aren’t bursting with flavor, then skip the medium tomatoes and use 8 cups of cherry...
Stuffed Eggplant a la Bonifacio

Stuffed Eggplant a la Bonifacio

Print This Recipe It is eggplant season, July 1 through the end of September, and you should see shiny, plump and heavy eggplants in the market. This is the time to make dishes with eggplant!Over the last two weeks, Nicole and I have been sailing around the amazing...
Oven Baked Fish à la Provençale

Oven Baked Fish à la Provençale

Print This Recipe This is a regional dish from Provence, southeastern France. This dish is typically made with a fish called Dorade (sea bream). Many other white fish options will work nicely, including snapper, sea bass, hogfish, and tilapia. The key with any fish...
Salmorejo with Pineapple and Shrimp

Salmorejo with Pineapple and Shrimp

Print This Recipe Traditionally Salmorejo is made by blending tomatoes, garlic, bread, and olive oil, plus adding egg and ham. I’m substituting pineapple for the bread and shrimp and avocado for the egg and ham, adding a bit of sweet and tartness from the pineapple,...